The Battle of Prestonpans

In the early morning hours of September 21, 1745, the first significant conflict of the Jacobite rising of 1745 was fought at Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland. The Battle of Prestonpans proved that the Jacobite army loyal to James Stuart (son of the deposed King James II) meant business and were fully capable of kicking the ass of the Hanovarian army on George II’s side. 1745 … Continue reading The Battle of Prestonpans